FULL 31 DAY CHALLENGE
CALL TO ACTION
Start your exercise regimen today! Workout a total of 30 minutes for 3 weeks and log each workout on this spreadsheet. After you are done, screenshot your log and share it under this post.
We have always been told that exercise, along with diet change will help get rid of the silent killers that are prominent in the African-American community. The top three causes of death among African-Americans are heart disease, cancer, and accidental deaths. Two of these can be prevented by exercise and a change in diet. This will also provide an extended life expectancy from generation to generation.
FAT burns at a rate of one calorie per pound.
MUSCLE burns at a rate of 10-15 calories per pound.
This tells us that instead of tons of cardio, we should lift more, and perform no more than 30 minutes of cardio 3 days a week. You should only extend your cardio time to an hour or more 5-6 days a week if you are preparing for something in particular, ie, a vacation, challenge, wedding, etc.
Cardio is to look good on a scale, weight training is to look good naked in real life.